P3 EAWS Specific Flashcards

Cabin pressurization
Terms Definitions
fowler type
Define ICS.
Intercommunication system.
Allows communication between crew members, technicians, etc... thru a headset.
auxilliary power unit
automatically discharges
Define CARA.
Combined altitude radar altimeter.
Provides the actual altitude of the aircraft from the ground.
Explain AWTIP.
AW Training Improvement Program.
Written and practical assessment exam scheduled twice each IDTC.
aircrew coordination training
decision making
mission analysis
situational awarness
Harpoon - all weather anti-ship
logistical support ensures the re-supply of combat consumable to combatant forces during operations
How many hand operated fire extinguishers are on the aircraft?
Define IFR.
Instrument flight rules.
Pilot uses instruments to fly the aircraft.
Used when operating an aircraft in conditions that are less than visual flight rule minimums.
Define ADF.
Automatic Directon Finer. Low frequency ADF is used for routine point-to-point radio navigation. The receiver converts ground radio beacons or commercial broadcasts into bearings for the HSI (Horizontal Situation Indicator) displays. *Can also be used in SAR to get a point to an emergency beacon.
Four multiple disc brake assemblies, one for each main gear wheel.

Torque Meter
Electronically measures the torsional defection (twist). Twist occurs in the power-transmitting shaft that connects the power section to the reduction gear assembly. Recorded as horsepower.
101.2 Describe the all-weather capabilities of the P-3 aircraft
Ice controls
two hydralic systems with individual reservoirs. no. 1 max 5.6 gal. no. 2 full at 1 gallon
Captive air launched, training missile - Harpoon
How many elecronically driven, varible displacement type hydraulics pumps
Fire lanes.
Designed to allow unobstructed access in case of a fire or emergency. Shall be clearly marked and kept clear.
Absorb the shock that would otherwise be sustained by the aircraft structure during takeoff, taxiing and landing.
Flight Engineer
computer take-off data, during flight monitor TC radio transmissions, backup pilots on altitude assignments, and watch for conflicting aircraft.
Define SAR.
Synthetic Aperture Radar. An airborne system that utilizes the flight path of the aircraft to simulate an extrmely large antenna or aperture electronically.
Without artificial aids humans will experience rapid breathing at what elevation?
10,000 feet
loading and unloading of the three PSLTs, visual observer and systems checks
cause the aircraft to climb, lowering causes the aircraft to dive of descend
kill stores
torpedoes, mines, bombs, rockets, and guided missles. attacking enemy submarines and ships
ALE - 29 Dispensor module
Chaff and Flare
Aircraft grounding.
Aircraft must be grounded during all maintenance procedures.
Attach ground first then aircraft.
Detach aircraft first then ground.
How many hand axes are on the aircraft?
Tactical Equipment:

Enables the OTPI receiver to provide bearing to a selected sonobuoy channel.
Patrol Plane Commander
Responsible for teh effectiveness of the aircraft and crew for all matters affecting safety of flight. Coordinate ASW tactics with the TACCO and position the aircraft to effectively accomplish the mission.
Describe the foul weather system:

Windshield Wipers
Two-speed selection, controlled individually by pilot and co-pilot.
Assistant Ordnance Qualified crewmember
assists primary Ordnance qualified crewmember witn inflight duties as required
used to move the aircraft about the vertical axis
To Conduct Search of an assigned area via non acoustic sensors to detect, localize and track surface targets.
maintains stability of plane about its vertical axis
Vertical Stabilizers
What is the purpose of the rudder?
To provide yaw.
What is the operating frequency of VHF radio?
30-300 MHz
Airframe Components:

Bomb Bay
Located under the belly of the aircraft aft of the nose gear. Used to transport weapons and cargo.
Landing Gear
comprises of two main gear and nose gear. Designed so that the weight of the aircraft on the gear keeps it down and locked.
maintenance training improvement program (mtip)
purpose is to recognize training defiencies and focus training efforts for maintence personnel
seven primary mission areas (continue)
4. ccc
5. int
4. command, control and communication
5. intelligence
inter-deployment training cycle (IDTC)
squadron should attain a personnel readiness of C2, as a minimum, 90 days prior to deployment.
Function, Location, and Modes of operation of the air deflector doors.
Function: deflects air for paratroops.
Location: Aft part of the main landing gear fairing.
Modes of operation: Open, closed, in hold.
What are the primary warfare mission areas?
Command, Control, and Communications
Fleet Support
Safety precautions during LOX servicing.
All equipment must be clean.
High potential for fire.
LOX fires are nearly impossible to extinguish.
A/C grounded, fire bottle, etc...
Describe the foul weather system:

Prop De-Ice
Electric heatin elements used to anti-ice and de-ice the propellers. applied to the front spinners of all four props when the system is turned on.
Hydraulic Booster Assemblies:
Designed so that the pilot has a normal feel of control forces when hydraulic pressure is available to the booster cylinders.
Purpose of aircraft cabin pressurization and air conditioning.
Provides crew environment control and electronic equipment cooling, both in flight and on the ground. Oxygen is required above 10,000 in an unpressurized cabin. Pressure controller is in inches of mercury. can tolerate a max differential of 13.3 Hg between the outside air pressure and cabin air pressure.
What is a pyrotechnic device?
Fireworks adapted to military use: i.e. Smokes/ Flares
Describe the foul weather system:

Pitot Heat
Two pitot tubes are mounted symmetrically on either side of the fuselage; anti-iced by an integral heating element.
Natops instrument evaluation
NFOs take only a written exam. Pilots take a written and flight evaluation whirch evaluates their ability to fly an instrument approach
cabin exhaust fan
air is drawn through the aircraft by the cabin exhaust fan
3 methods that generate air conditioning
EDC, Air Multiplier, Ambient Air
Discuss the reponsibilities of the load master.
Responsible for maintaining a safe center of gravity for the aircraft.
Loading and unloading the aircraft.
Requirements for crew rest.
12 hours prior to reporting for a mission.
Discuss the purpose of the aerial delivery system. (Dual Rail)
Restrains pallets.
Consists of 8 outboard rail assemblies and 20 conveyor frames.
Cabin Pressurization System

Engine Driver Compressors (EDC)
The normal mode of operation of the air conditioning and pressurization system employs two engine driven compressors mounted on engine No.2 and 3. Heated, compressed air from the EDCis ducted through two-air cycle cooling units in the nose wheel well and then into the flight station and cabin. Air is drawn through the aircraft by the cabin exhaust fan and ducted overboard through the outflow valve, which controls pressurization.
Purpose of aircraft oxygen systems.
designed to supply an active flight crew of three members approx. 3.5 hours at an altitude of 25,000 ft. Seven portable oxygen bottles available at tactical stations (22 min. resting).
type of landing gear utilized on the p-3
retractable tricycle type gear
Discuss the reponsibilities of the flight engineer.
Computes take off, climb, cruise and landing data.
Monitors all safety precautions.
What is the purpose of an emergency transmitter?
Used to locate downed aircraft.
Describe the function of the anti collision/strobe lights.
shall be used immediately before engine starting and at all times during engine operation.
Discuss the Secondary Warfare Mission Area as it applies to non-combat operations. (NCO)
Provide admin and supply support for own unit.
Provide upkeep of squadron arcraft.
Provide emergency/disaster relief.
Provide support for the evacuation of non combat personnel in areas of civil crisis.
Describe the aircraft foul weather system:

Ice Detectors
Ice control systems use engine bleed air from the 14th stage of the compressor are used to de-ice the wings and anti-ice the engine air scoop, compressor inlet, and torque meter shroud assembly. Electrical heating circuits anti-ice and/or de-ice the props, empennage, instrument probes, windshields and side windows. Anti-ice (prevents ice formation.) De-ice (removes ice build-up.)
State the purpose of the SLT's.
SLTs are used to launch sonobuoys externally from the aircraft. There are 48.
purpose of MK 84 signal underwater sound (SUS)
signal underwater targets during ASW exercises
Purpose of Aircraft Static Dissipation System
used to itnsure good operation of navigation and radio communtications systems during bad conditions by limiting static buildup on plane on plane by controlling generated by the corona
What is the function of the turbine unit?
converts heat energy into mechanical energy.
What is the purpose of the automatic direction finder?
homing and bearing, also receives voice and code signals
What is the purpose of the compass system?
detects and indicates relative heading information referenced to magnetic north.
State the purpose of the following missle: AGM-84E SLAM
Stand-off Land Attack Missle is a cruise missle designed for use against land targets. Is similar to the Harpoon.
What are the safety precautions pertaining to opening the forward and aft radome?
The Forward and Aft radomes shall not be opened when winds are gusting or when wind velocities exceed 20 knots.
Pressurizing the cabin of an A/C serves what purpose?
It allows crew and passengers a breathable amount of oxygen.
Safety Precautions to opening the forward and aft radomes
Shall not be opened when winds are gusting or winds exceed 20 knots
What is the function of the fire extinguishing system?
To extinguish engine /APU fires. 2 bottles above port wheel well.
Describe the Component of the Fuel System:

Fuel Transfer Pumps
The bladder cell is equipped with two transfer pumps.
What is the function of the torque meter assembly?
To transmit torque from the engine to the reduction gear box.
What are the three types of deployable countermeasures?
1) Chaff - create radar decoys or confuse radar seekers.
2) Flares - to decoy heat seeking missles
3) Jammers - to interfere with or "jam" radars
What are the types of breathing oxygen used on the P3 aircraft
Type 1 - gaseous oxygen
Type 2 - liquid oxygen
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